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In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global

October 27, 2011, 6:03 am
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • Thousands of anti-Wall Street demonstrators converged on New York's financial district in September protesting against the economic inequality in US.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • The Occupy Wall Street march, estimated at about 5,000 people, was mostly orderly and the largest the US has seen so far.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • The protesters object to the Wall Street bailout in 2008, which they say left banks to enjoy huge profits while average Americans suffered under high unemployment and job insecurity.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • The protests began in New York on September 17 and spread to Los Angeles, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Tampa, St Louis and elsewhere.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • Dozens of demonstrators were driven out the Occupy Oakland protest on October 25 and an Iraq war veteran was critically hurt in clashes with police.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • Police and protesters scuffled in the streets of Oakland as more than 1,000 people marched on city hall to voice anger over scores of arrests at an 'Occupy Wall Street' camp.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • Police dispersed the crowd once with tear gas shells to drive the demonstrators away from a downtown plaza that had been at the center of the conflict.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • The area remained cordoned off in Oakland with metal barricades and guarded by police for the remainder of the day.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • The Occupy Wall Street protest spread to London where protestors camped outside St Paul's Cathedral.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • The protesters, part of a movement called Occupy London, said around 200 to 300 people added to a new camp outside Finsbury Square.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • the protest even had an impact in India, with people in Ahmedabad coming out in support of the anti-capitalist movement.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • The protest spread to Manila too, where people protested against capitalism.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • The Occupy Frankfurt protest also saw a huge crowd coming in support of the movement.
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  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global
  • In pics: Occupy Wall Street goes global